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    absorb knowledge

    1. Is “absorb knowledge” an improper collocation?
    2. The sentence written as "I absorb knowledge like a sponge and am able to apply what I have learnt." Is it natural?

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    Re: absorb knowledge

    Yes.

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    Re: absorb knowledge

    1. No.
    2. Yes.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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